Name: Aditya Chunekar
Designation: Senior Research Associate
Research Area: Energy Efficiency
Description:Aditya's work focuses on improving energy efficiency, particularly in India's residential sector. His analysis and advocacy covers the techno-economic, policy, and behavioral issues that hinder market wide adoption of energy efficient appliances. He is also interested in understanding the appliance usage and ownership patterns to study the growth and nature of future residential demand for electricity in India. Before Prayas, he did mathematical modeling of fluid flows in different engineering applications. He loves to travel and read, and has a newfound interest in Indian classical music.
Education:BE (Mechanical Eng.), NIT, Surat
MS (Mechanical Eng.), Purdue University
MPA, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore.